chapter  4
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IN the shaping of her foreign policy consequent upon the decisions to be taken at the Peace Conference, Japan had one final factor to consider in addition to those of which mention has already been made. And in the consideration of this final factor it will not be without advantage to examine the startling parallel that exists between the foreign policy of the Island Empire of Japan and the foreign policy of the Island Empire of the United Kingdom. Nor is it at all strange when we examine into the reasons for it that the foreign policies of these two nations, so widely divergent in race, culture, colour, religion and political history, run along similar lines.